Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Fri, 07 Aug 1998 09:14:31 -0700

> Republicans (and other assorted wackos) have a nasty habit of turning
> normal words into insulting slang terms, based primarily on the theory
> that no one in their constituency will bother to think about what they
> are saying as opposed to the way they say it. Calling something PC is
> therefore just another way of saying you have run out of any rational
> arguments to counter someone else's opinions.

Hey, that's a pretty broad brush; it's a concept from the
radical fringes of both parties. PC comes from the very Orewellian
concept that the easiest way to change social perceptions is
to control the language so that people will be pavlov'd into
avoiding discussion of subjects, more importantly criticism
of subjects.